|Academic Advisor I|
|Academic duties for Communication: Meets with incoming students during student orientation conferences. Works with other campus offices. Uses SIMS for student registration, degree audit, course pre-requisites. Process course substitutions and Q-drops. Maintains files and completes related paperwork. Receives drop-ins and phone calls from prospective, new, current and former students and their families. Advises on progress toward degree, course choices, minor choices, career/graduate study goals, career preparation, opportunities, and resources available. Coordinates activities with Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising (CUA). ACADEMIC ADVISING DUTIES: Provides students with information concerning financial aid, student services, degree plans, internships, and academic schedules related to journalism minor. Reviews degree plans with students and processes add/drops. Responds to inquiries from students and parents both by phone and through written correspondence. Meets with incoming students during student orientation conferences. Works with other campus offices. Uses SIMS for student registration, degree audit, course pre-requisites, etc. Performs related duties. Solves complicated scheduling problems, monitors textbook orders, creates and maintains files for administration of the journalism minor. Arranges travel and lodging for Journalist in Residence Program. Other duties as assigned.|
|Designs, produces, and distributes informational and/or promotional literature; updates and maintains a journalism website.|
|Bachelor's degree. Knowledge of higher education. Mastery of MS Word, Excel, and Access. Web applications. Flexibility. Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.|
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Here's part of the posting for the academic advisor job at A&M that includes COMM duties along with working with the journalism minors, coordinating logistics for the Journalists-in-Residence and maintaining the JOUR program Web site. Full details available with the posting on tamujobs.tamu.edu.